Merchants Capital promotes tax credit equity executive

Carmel, Ind.-based Merchants Capital promoted Chris Messmann to executive vice president in its tax credit equity division. Messmann oversees asset management, fund and risk management teams in the firm’s tax credit equity division.

Messmann joined Merchants Capital in 2021, having served in a leadership position for a decade at a national tax credit equity syndicator. He was previously a tax accountant at Carmel-based Low Income Housing Tax Credit accounting firm Dauby O’Connor and Zaleski.  

“We are fortunate to count Chris among our executive team and congratulate him on this well-earned promotion,” said EVP of Tax Credit Equity Julie Sharp. “His leadership has been invaluable during the past three years and his promotion is a direct reflection on the investments we are making in our team, systems and processes that will enable us to serve our investor and developer clients for decades to come.”